University of Hawaii

{Ohana Love} Welcome Oscar Diaz

Please welcome Oscar Diaz to Honolulu Community College and the Administration of Justice program.  Oscar has served with the Department of Public Safety for over 26 years, as an Active Army/Army Reserve for over 37 years.  He brings enthusiasm and... Continue Reading →

{KA LA NEWS} Alert program working well

This article was published in the Ka La's February 2014 printed edition. A newly expanded service available at HonoluluCC is helping struggling students get the help they need before they fall too far behind. The program, called Academic Alert, has existed at the... Continue Reading →

{KA LA NEWS} Bill would ban tobacco, e-cigs on all UH campuses

This article was published in the Ka La's February 2014 printed edition.   State lawmakers are moving forward this year with a bill that would ban smoking at all University of Hawaii campuses. If passed, the bill would prohibit smoking and tobacco... Continue Reading →

{KA LA NEWS} Grad lives by a motto: Be the change you wish to see

By Mathew Ursua, Ka La editor This article was published in the Ka La's April/May 2014 printed edition. He was disowned by his parents in the 90s, became a professional hairdresser in the 2000s, and found peace, love, and direction... Continue Reading →

Midday Dusk Trot #Poetry

By Jacob Daniel Perri, Eng. 201  His feet strike the cool, moist pavement in the frosty, autmn air. The runner is winning the race to keep the lead. There's not a sound but his exhalation that forms clouds of white,... Continue Reading →

Honolulu CC’s Construction Academy to name new Gundam Champion

Summer exploration program celebrates 84 high school students UH News Release link Contact: Billie K T Lueder, (808) 845-9187 Communications & External Affairs, Chancellor's Office (Honolulu) - A new Gundam Champion will be named for their exceptional craftsmanship and creativity at a... Continue Reading →

{Ohana Love} Welcome Thomas DeCosta

We are very pleased to announce Thomas DeCosta has been recently hired as our new Construction Academy instructor. Thomas has extensive industry experience as a carpenter and has been actively involved with Roosevelt High School's Industrial Career Pathways program. He can be reached at or (808)... Continue Reading →

{Ohana Love} Welcome Janina Martin

Please welcome Janina "Nina" Martin to Honolulu Community College.  Nina started on September 9, 2013 as an Early Childhood Education Instructor and the Keiki Hau'oli Children's Center Site coordinator. She recently worked at the Center of the Family at U.H.... Continue Reading →

KA LA NEWS: First graduation, then a first for the military

By Jonah Carino Ka La staff writer  This article was published in the Ka La's April/May 2014 printed edition.   “Cadet Ferdinand Bermudez reporting for duty, sir.” Fingers fly and a woman shouts. Bermudez stands at attention. “At ease,” the sergeant... Continue Reading →

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